Photos: World leaders arrive for G20 summit in Hamburg amid protests

UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2017 10:20 AM IST
Leaders of the world’s top economies are set to meet for the 2017 G20 summit, scheduled for July 7-8, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. As the global participants arrive, thousands of anti-capitalist demonstrators, including several thousand leftwing extremists, have been demonstrating against the forum which is expected to focus on global trade, stability and environmental policies. The two-day summit opens today. (Odd Andersen / AFP)
China's President Xi Jinping (C-L) and his wife Peng Liyuan (C-R) are greeted as they arrive at the airport in Hamburg, northern Germany on July 6, 2017, to attend the G20 meeting. (Patrik Stollarz / AFP)
India´s Prime Minister Narendra Modi chats with Hamburg´s deputy major Katharina Fegebank after arriving at the airport in Hamburg, Germany on July 6, 2017. Modi and Chinese president Xi Jinping are unlikely to meet at the sidelines of the forum in light of the ongoing Sikkim border row. (Patrik Stollarz / AFP)
U.S. president Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for the G20 leaders summit, having made a stopover in Poland before heading for Germany. (Axel Schmidt / Reuters)
Traditional Russian Matryoshka dolls, depicting US President Donald Trump (L) and Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) at a gift shop in central Moscow. Trump is due to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for the first time since becoming president, during the G20 summit in Germany. (Kirill Kudryavtsev / AFP)
Great Britain´s Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for the Hamburg G20 summit where she is expected to raise the issue of curbing funding to terror outfits. (Patrik Stollarz / AFP)
An anti-G20 and US president Donald Trump placard reads ‘The Punch is coming’ following clashes between protesters and German riot police in Hamburg on July 6, 2017. (Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters)
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine arrive for the G20 leaders summit in Hamburg, Germany. (Axel Schmidt / Reuters)
President of the EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker waves as he arrives for the 2017 G20 leaders summit. (Axel Schmidt / Reuters)
Police officers in operation during a protest against the upcoming G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, Thursday July 6, 2017. Protestors took to placards, marches and were met with riot police in response to these gatherings. (Bodo Marks / AP)
Saudi Arabia´s State Minister Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf arrives at the airport in Hamburg in lieu of King Salman bin Abdulaziz, witht he kingdom embroiled in a regional crisis. (Christof Stache / AFP)
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie land at the Hamburg airport on July 06, 2017. (Axel Schmidt / Reuters)
A special G20 train pulls in to the train station in Kornwestheim, southern Germany to pick up more passengers enroute to Hamburg for the G20 Summit on July 5, 2017. (Christoph Schmidt / AFP)
Argentina´s President Mauricio Macri (C-L) and wife Juliana Awada (C-R) arrive to attend the G20 meeting. (Patrik Stollarz / AFP)
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma and his wife arrive at the airport in Hamburg as leaders of the world's top economies gather from July 7 to 8, 2017 in Germany for likely the stormiest G20 summit in years. (Patrik Stollarz / AFP)
The performance '1000 GESTALTEN' with hundreds of people painted like clay figures moving slowly and silently through the streets of Hamburg to protest against the G20 summit in Hamburg, was one form of protest observed against the leaders of the Group of 20 meeting scheduled July 7 and 8, 217. (Matthias Schrader /AP)

Leaders of the world’s top economies are set to meet for the 2017 G20 summit, scheduled for July 7-8, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. As the global participants arrive, thousands of anti-capitalist demonstrators, including several thousand leftwing extremists, have been demonstrating against the forum which is expected to focus on global trade, stability and environmental policies. The two-day summit opens today. (Odd Andersen / AFP)

China's President Xi Jinping (C-L) and his wife Peng Liyuan (C-R) are greeted as they arrive at the airport in Hamburg, northern Germany on July 6, 2017, to attend the G20 meeting. (Patrik Stollarz / AFP)

India´s Prime Minister Narendra Modi chats with Hamburg´s deputy major Katharina Fegebank after arriving at the airport in Hamburg, Germany on July 6, 2017. Modi and Chinese president Xi Jinping are unlikely to meet at the sidelines of the forum in light of the ongoing Sikkim border row. (Patrik Stollarz / AFP)

U.S. president Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for the G20 leaders summit, having made a stopover in Poland before heading for Germany. (Axel Schmidt / Reuters)

Traditional Russian Matryoshka dolls, depicting US President Donald Trump (L) and Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) at a gift shop in central Moscow. Trump is due to meet his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for the first time since becoming president, during the G20 summit in Germany. (Kirill Kudryavtsev / AFP)

Great Britain´s Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for the Hamburg G20 summit where she is expected to raise the issue of curbing funding to terror outfits. (Patrik Stollarz / AFP)

An anti-G20 and US president Donald Trump placard reads ‘The Punch is coming’ following clashes between protesters and German riot police in Hamburg on July 6, 2017. (Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters)

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his wife Emine arrive for the G20 leaders summit in Hamburg, Germany. (Axel Schmidt / Reuters)

President of the EU Commission Jean-Claude Juncker waves as he arrives for the 2017 G20 leaders summit. (Axel Schmidt / Reuters)

Police officers in operation during a protest against the upcoming G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, Thursday July 6, 2017. Protestors took to placards, marches and were met with riot police in response to these gatherings. (Bodo Marks / AP)

Saudi Arabia´s State Minister Ibrahim Abdulaziz Al-Assaf arrives at the airport in Hamburg in lieu of King Salman bin Abdulaziz, witht he kingdom embroiled in a regional crisis. (Christof Stache / AFP)

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie land at the Hamburg airport on July 06, 2017. (Axel Schmidt / Reuters)

A special G20 train pulls in to the train station in Kornwestheim, southern Germany to pick up more passengers enroute to Hamburg for the G20 Summit on July 5, 2017. (Christoph Schmidt / AFP)

Argentina´s President Mauricio Macri (C-L) and wife Juliana Awada (C-R) arrive to attend the G20 meeting. (Patrik Stollarz / AFP)

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma and his wife arrive at the airport in Hamburg as leaders of the world's top economies gather from July 7 to 8, 2017 in Germany for likely the stormiest G20 summit in years. (Patrik Stollarz / AFP)

The performance '1000 GESTALTEN' with hundreds of people painted like clay figures moving slowly and silently through the streets of Hamburg to protest against the G20 summit in Hamburg, was one form of protest observed against the leaders of the Group of 20 meeting scheduled July 7 and 8, 217. (Matthias Schrader /AP)

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World leaders converge in Hamburg, Germany for the 2017 Group of 20 (G20) summit to discuss global environmental and financial stability with anti-capitalism protests ready to welcome them.

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